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CriER THE WEEKLY Volume 68, Number 30 NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE Cheney, Washington, Friday, January 1, 1965 COUNTY Single Copy 10 Cen CHRISTMAS DISPLAY--If prizes been offered for the best Christmas out. ide lighting displays, this Hghted miniature Teachers Assignments Jack Pierce Plans Return On Saturday Jack Pierce, Cheney Free Press editor, said in a tele. phone conversation Tuesday afternoon that he is recover- ing gradua|ly and will arrive in Cheney this Saturday. He said that he would enter spring quarter at the college but that his doctor said he would not be able to work until the start of spring quar- ter. Jack said he feels pretty good but is not able to do very much walking or driv- ing as yet. Eastern Wash- State Ca,Rege edu, ,eatiion In)ors will begin stud emit assignments in the Campus Element:ay in Chermy and Me, dieal schook &apos;n,ex,t week. Assigned to Camrpus e,le- !entary are Colleen Brock, Gi/man, Jo,anne Holling, Ford, Leslie Imel and tampeT. 4 -achers in Betz el.e- will be Patricia Buell, Leggett and ary Turn- Orebaugh will be Sunt Elementary. To Jr. High Schools At Betz junior high will be Giffin, Larry Norton, Taktmahi and Lyle Marilvn Hick's wi!l be hdent teacher e{ Widr High. high school assign- include Clifton Barrette, Craw ford, Alvin Curtis Leggett, Larry See ' rty, John Sprenger, Jerry Heard and Jan Weaver. Technician Seaman reth W. Deife, USN, son and Mrs. Emil Delfe of Spangle, Wash., grad- z!, from eommunica- school at the Naval Command, Mare Is- Vallejo, Calif. studied the repair and of most commun- used in to- n navy. Interpreter, of Powers 00ring Holidays Kim, Iorean counter- for Dr. Wal- ter two years, is two weeks Ghristmas with the Powers Rml- Kim just received a two from the U. S. Soy- for advanced study at Ceer, Univer- This speat eel- up by the U. S. vern- s a cultural exvhange briging ogether students. is no stranger to a num- Cheney people. He as interpreter for Dr. during Vhe two yearn was an eduean- in Korea and the together more miles K,or- Years previous to Dr. assign:ment, he was in- for Dr. William former Easvn State college in- who was-also an edu- advisor in Korea. Year when Dr. Patph 'and the EWSC Clleg- .on their tur that Korea, Mr. Kim host- troupe. is Mr. Kim s first trip United States nd he is ren,ew .his C,heney ac- and the col']eye His wife ,and two chil- is Korea. 2 COLLEGE GAMES SLATED NEXT WEEK The EWSC Savages will open Evergreen conferemce play Jan. !8-9, with games against the Uzvea:sity of Puget Sound in Tacoma and against Western Washingon Stae in Belling- ham. were a large woodpecker, a the east of the buildn will thrush, some bigger than a be hard topped as soon as robin and an Oreg'an towhee . . Th.ey like those balls of passible this spring. 141 reader families. Most of the time for at least the past 35 years The Free Press has served the Medical Lake area and re- ported its weekly news. Sev- eral small papers have start- ed up and failed these past years but The Free Press has always welcomed the oppor- tunity to serve the neighbor. mg community and plans to continue doing so. L'uet made with bird,seed and Bob Wilson, C heney con- Free PressSees /Roger Babson Foresees A Good Medical Lake Area Just for the record, The Free Press wants to state that itnowhas116paidsub./First Half Year for the Country scribers in the Medical Lake area, 10 paid subscribers in adjacent Espanola and 15 weekly newsstand sales in Medical Lake for a total of Former Cashier At College Says Not church in the front yard of the Carl Hair residence at 3 West Third street would no doubt have been considered for a top award. THE RED BARN EATING HOUSE TO OPEN SOON Cheney will so.on boast of a CRiege funds. new restaurant when tim Red The former Spokane woman Barn Eating House h,olds its was returnedhere frbm Calif- grand o,pening sometime soon, ornia to face the charges of probably between Jan. 8 and embezzlement asing, the setate 15. Jim Wills is establishing claims, from a shertae wieh the new place and will be as- occurred whle she was em- sisted by Ron Yandt, who now ployed as head cashier at the manages the M-N-M Drive-In at Cheney instittti,o. Disbman. Wills will cantinue The original com,paint al- l<),, operate the M-N-M Drive-in leged Mrs. CorMe took $83 in .re in Cheney. FWSC funds Sept. 20, 1963. The main dining room in New Papers Filed the frmt of t,he new restau- a.t .in the former Bestway In the new ialommaton filed ;)uddmg supplies buidang on by Deputy Ps. Atty. First and G streets will seat J. Sehvoedev, Mrs. C0r- P:om 45 to 50 at the tables, kle is accused of eight cunts there being n,o counter, of grand hrceny 'v-olvi Large Banquet Room 'more thn $75" in EWSC ftmds on dffrer dtes be- A 1,500 square foot banquet tween larch 25, 1963 , ,d May room is birg coy, sir-acted in 22, 1964. the rear with a separate rea A single count of petit hr- .entrance and a hrge folg ceny aeges she Cook "ess than partition-door between the $75" on Aug. 26, 1963. public d;ining area. The room Accompanied by her attor- udll be wired for a public add- ney, Frank Hayes John,so, the ss system and there w$11 be slender, sandy-haired woman steam tables for bu,ffet and said "not guilty" quietly when smrorgasbord type service asked by Superior Court Judge There wil'l be room to accom: modate up :o 50 persons. John J. Lally how she pleaded Serving a chef will be tt to the amended informati,on. Malcolm who has had a simihr She earlier had entered a sire- position with the Desert Sahar- ilar plea to the original charge. an Inn in Spokane. Mr. WiJs says the new man has had Mrs. Schults Father years of experience as chef and Passes Away Dec. 4 in operating his own dining places. Mrs. Raymond Schuats was A good size parMng area to cared back E'as( by t'he sadden death of her father, Ray Bsh, Mr. Bish suffered a severe Guilly as Charged Mrs. Arehie (Lucitle Shirley) Corkle, 28, pleaded iamocent to an amended corn- fried in cone, wRh the aleged shortage  $12,830 in Eastern Wa,shingn State on Dec. 4 at Sarasota, Fla. stroke, from which he did not regain consciousness, a few days before his death Fneral services were held Ic. 9 at Tiffin, Ohio, the Bih's home before his retirement m F.or- ida. Other survivors are his wge, Mabelle Bish of Samsota; oel son, Robert Bish of Pittsburg;I one step-son, Norman Detrick l of Detroit and one step-Sough-[ ter, Helen Stofer of Sarasota. Win00er0000,t " College Starts Soon Eastern Wshington State Hege students will. beg, in . turning to the Cheey ca mtms londay, Jan. 4, for sta of the 'ter quarter. Students have been on vacation since Dec. 11 when the fa,I1 q ended. Students who precegisteved and pro-paid fees will not have to rotters until Wednes- day or. the first ay OF casses:, Perrin C. Smith, registrar, said. Students who confirmed their schedules for winter qu, arter but did not Iay fees will register Monday. Tuesday registration will be cnfined to students in al other cate- gories, Smi,q said. OPENHOUSE PARTY Dr. d Mrs. J. B. Murphy and children entertained with a holiday opehouse party Dec. 25 for 35 friends and neigh- bors. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Harris of Ellensburg. Harris is prin- cipal ,of the Ellenburg ele- mentary school. peanut butter that we hang in the rees Henry Edgett, 90, father of 'tile Edgett Brot'hers, is a real g(>od nv hoveler He keeps the Ted Edgett double garage entrance a'nd the sidewalk shoveled arid neatly trimmed at all times... Raised ,at Kalamazoo, Michigan, 'he says we have nothing to com- phin abo,t the weather in this country... We proved to ourselves we still have some- thing .of a memory for names. When someone gave us an item about the A. R. Smiths, we asked, doesn't he spell Adolphe with an "e" on he end of it and sure en'ouh he does. We remembered tha from our days in Cheney 28-30 years ago . . . Isn't that pretty good? . . . One of the boys down ,at the barber shop de- scrihed ellege as being a mental institution... Parents of a hu, sky 14 year old lad toJd us that they must pay him to shovel the walks but he does it for nothing at the neigh,bor- ing home of a pretty girl and even volunteers for other mis- cellaneous choves . . . The Old Queer Duck has been adding a pre-New Years admonish- ,ment to certain selected frieads after saying "Happy New Yea, r" to them, to wit: "Re- member your failing" . . . We mi,ght add here that one of the Duck's favorite toasts goes tike this: "May you live so long that a gooseberry skin will make you a niffhteap" . . . Heard that a certain ld goose hunter whose initials are Fank Bunker s etting ready to fly to Hawaii again . . . And get- ling back to sausage, we might add that the moose sausage we got from Eddie Betz also was delicious . . . And with that we'll sign off with the best of New Years wivhes to )0U... tractor and owner o,f the build- ing, is doing the remodeg work. Mr. Wills hotes to be able to advertise his grand opening possibly in next week's Free Press. e MARgETS Soft White, bushel ............ $1.31 White Club, bushel ............ 1.33 Barley, ton ................... $42.50 Wednesday quotation, FOB Cheney. Pix Theatre Shows South Pacific Film "Sonth Pacific," one of the greatest musicals of .screen his- tory, will be Shorn at the Pix Theatre in (3henry starting at 7:30 p. m. Thurs4ay lbarough Sunday this .weekend. S'tarring in the Rogers & I4ammerstein Pulitzer prize win, sing D'e Luxe coor musical is Miti ayrr'or. Student and adul admissions !will be the zame ,as usual but for children under 12 the tick. et price will be 50c for this special show. tARS. SHIELDS WINNER OF 31 POUND HAM Both Mrs. Ralph Shields and Mrs. Kent Sa,oy guessed the ex- act weight of the 31 lb., 12 oz. ham ,on display ,at Peair's IGA market. In a dya,w to determine which one of the ladies would take home the ham, Mrs. Shields won o,ut. A box of choc- olates was given to Mrs. Sooy as a consolation prize. HIGH SCHOOL PTA SCHEDULED MONDAY High School PTA meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 6 at 8 p. m. Dr. William J. Riggs, superintendent of Cheney schools, has arranged a program dealing with op- portunities for high school students who are not going on to college, how the cur. riculum can be geared for these students and what other high schools in the state are doing to promote this phase of education. 21 Local Students Win Honor Slatus At Eastern College Four Cheney s.tudents and one from Medical Lake who received all A's are among 27 from the Cheney area named to the fall quarter honor roll: at Eastern Wash'mon State College. Perin C. Smith, EWSC reg- istrar, said undergraduate stu- dents to be ramed to the hon- or roll must have a 3.25 or h,igher grade point for the quarter and a minimum 2.25 accumulative grade point av- erage. Straight A students are Mar- cone L. Fl.ikke, wlo also was awarded a bachelor of arts in education degree at the close of the quarter, Rorald N. Kno- shau,g, Margaret C. Mbery i a,d Carol A. Nicol, all of Che- ney, and Gwen M. Long, Medi- cal Lake. Family Scores High Three membe of the Dr. Vl:am C. Wilon family re on the honor roll togeer. Mrs. Wilson, Susan G. Wilson anl Thomas W. Wilson all were named for academic hon- ors. Dr. Wilson is principal of the EWSC Campus elementary school. : Other Cheey students on the honor roll include Willm G. Cook, Carl C. Frasure, R'lph T. Games, Saa,h K. Grafious, :Frank E. Ham, Michael E. Maier, Bruce W. Maugaa. James B: Mickelson, Joyee AI Nelson, IMvid M. Nicol, Jom R. Reed, Marylyn R. Sibley, Nancy M. Smith, Gaff F. Stev- ens, Sharon L. Tanner and Lin- da Thomas. Janice G. Green, Spangle; Doughs Morgan, Plaza, and Judy A. Paick, Medical Lake, are also honor roR students. Piano Duet Recital Jan. 6 Will Feature Mr. & Mrs. Rivers Travis and Sharlene Rivers wiR present a piano duet recit- .al Wednesday, Jan. 6, evening at Eastern Washington State Colkege. Sponsored by the EWSC de- pxtment of music, the ecitM, at 8:05 p. m., will be in Sho- waRer auditorium o the EW- SC campus, Admisaion is free. Rivers is a member of 'the EWSC m .uic fantlty nd hlds degrees from Baylor univer- sity and the University of Iowa. He was a medalist in the 1958 ecordig competition of the National Gram of Piano Teach- ers nd has concevtized in the Midwest ad Sautlwvet. Mrs. Rivors eaes piano privately in Ohermy  hds mtsic degrees from he Ui- BABSON'S BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL FORECAST FOR 1965 Promising the people of the United States "peace .and pros. perity", President Johnson was carried to victory kst No- vember on an overwhelming landslide. By nature he is mare likely to compromise than to contest. Also, he is deeply sin- cere in his desire to accelerate the economic growth of this country and to wipe out povert . Special Meeting Of Chamber Postponed The special meeting ar- ranged by the Cheney Cham- ber of Commerce and the Rotary club for Tuesday noon of this week had to be called off but no doubt it will be held soon. Senator W. C. Raugust, who was to have spoken on redistricting as it will affect this area, hed to attend a special redistricting commit. tee meeting in Spokane the same day, called by the gov- ernor. Watch The Free Press for a possible future meeting date. Final Tribute Paid Mrs. Mary Rhoades In Spokane Dec. 24 It was a sad C'lwistmas for the many des.cen@arAs of Mrs. Mary Lera Rahoades, former l, ongime resident of Cheney. Funeral services for Mrs. Rh, oades were 'held on Dec. 24 at 11 a. m. from. the Spokane Hazen and Jaeger funeral home. Rev. Jack E. Barker f. fixated and burial was in Spo- kane Memorial Grdens. Mrs. tlmades, vCh, o was 86 year od, 1. made her home i Cheney for ny years - ar to utVig tu i to be with .her @aghter the past few years. She Fassed avcay of infivmi ..ties of ,old age lst week there. Survivors ,are two daughters Mrs. Solma, Spokane; Hrs. Leota Van H, ollenbeke, Kennewick; two sons Walter Rhoades of Spokane and Che- ney and Everett Rob,codes of Spokane; 23 grandchildren and But we must not forget that both Woodrow Wilon and F'ak,lin Roosevelt promised to keep Americ out af "er- riga" was. And aready the British fi, naneial c bs forced the Federal Reserve o raise its discount rate to 4% despie Presktong ohion's di,ke of higher mormy rates. Therore, as we liook rward to 1965 from or more than 60 years OF experce in fore. castin'g nd , we em- phasize oee Ram t'hat the gret raln:g Udes of - ic tndamenals and scial cur- rents are likely to have a great- er impact on what is to ufoM than will-the ea'npaign, prom- kes of uceesful caa@idaes. There will be no wer with Ruasia during 1965. The Rus- stun people want some of the "peae and prosperity" that President Jolmn promised our citizen. Watch Ruxsia's sateltes in 1965. They wifl try to make a d,oal with the new Mosw ad- m'mAstrato which will in- vol, ve more trade al prosper- ity arid less polities. YUowing Khrushchev's fall, the satel- lites w am for more centre. er goods or their people rath- er t .her, or mre prsrml free- dora. Russia wilt. nat br the Berlin iasue to a cris in 1965. The tendency  be o soft. ped talk about Berlin util Red Clda's course of action bec ele. Red China May Get in Red China made the biggest news in 1964 by exploding a nuclear bomb. It, 1965, (:km. mun China's greatest ef, fo will be to gain admisakm to the United Nations. World leaders cannot ignore this awakening giant with its 700,000,000 peo- ple. We believe there i,sa 50- 50 chance that the Red Dragon versity of Puget Smmd .d the University of Iowa. She was a winner of the De2ta Omicron composition contest i 1961 and has studied with Jhn Cowell and composition with Phifip Buzanson and Le0y Os- transky. 34 great grandehfldrea. She was a member of the Christian, church and former member of the Royal Neigh- bor ledge. Ex-Spokane Mayor K,Iled On Monday North Of Sprague A two-car accident an the icy highway 90 two miles north of Sprague on oday result- ed in the death of Kenneth Lawson, 58, former Spokane mayor and Ring time city com- missioner. State .troopers said Lawson was alone in ,his foreign com- pact car vlien it skidded out of control into the nrthbound path of a pickup tuck driven by William A. Stallman, 57, :of roue 3 Coeur d'Alene. Sa- man was not injured. Lawson was en route to E1- lensburg in line of hs duties as Eastern Washington man- ager of the Surplus Food Pro. gram of the state department of public assistance. Three Cadets Raised To First Class Rank Two students from Cheney and one from Medical Lake NAVY MAN VISITS i h, a ve been promoted o cadet u   ;,,, ,;,-- ,_,,^,.Iprivates first class in the EW- arrived Dec. 15 to spend a ]t: neserve umcers "zvamng month's leave with his mtherl:[ ps umt. ,a ,,,,, .... ,,- ;,^, ,e_ I Jonn E 'letcher, son of, V .I" ()PDh nd WIr T,, Mr and Mrs. J E Fletcher las ,and Sherrie. P. O. Orlob is 21 Oakland, and Carl C ra- stationed on the Samuel N. sure, son of Mrs. Harriet S. Moore at Longbeach, Oald'f. Christmas day dinner guests of the Orlob fa,mfly were Mr attd Mrs. WiIard Bernard and Mr. ,and Mrs. Ed D,atea. LIONS CALENDAR SALE EXTENDED Due to weather conditions, closing date of the Lions club birthday calendars has had to be extended until everyone is contacted. They may be pur- chased downtown at the Col- lege Inn and:the Ben Prank- lin store. Proceeds go into the club's general fund and is used for cha,ritabte purposes. Frasure, 518 F street, are bth gradua, tes .of Cheney high school and are freshmen at EWSC. Frasure is majoring political science. Alan S. Gilbreth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Gilbreth, Medi- cal Lake, is a freshman ma}or- ing in business education, He is a 1964 graduate of Medical Lake high s'c*hool. OWEATHER max. min. pre. Dec. 24 .............. 33 23 .02 Dec. 25 ............ 28 2 .01 Dec. 26 ............ 29 11 .62 Dec. 27 .............. 36 27 .31 Dec. 28 .............. 33 24 .08 Dec. 29 .............. 29 20 .06 will get into the UN in 1965. However, Communist China will not risk all-out war in the year ahead. She has neAther a sufficient stockpile of nuclear bombs nor adequate means of delivering them in quantity. Red Chin, a's biggest use of her new-found nclear power wll be to "blackmail" the West. Regardless of what hap- pens in the next few months, we look for President John- son to compromise on the situation in South Vietnam sometime during 196S and move toward "neutraliza- tion". Conditions in Cuba are not: likely to change radically in 1965. The Russians wiR do nothing to handicap Oastro; nither will they do much to help him. Thus Cstro win be uable to deliver the eon,omie help he has been promising other Latin American ntions. And with world sugar prices down, the Cuban chieftain will try to make a deal with the United States before the end of 1965. Cutbacks in defense c'd- ing wiU not result in radical unemploymem in the U. S. in 1965. COmlanies and regions seriou,sly affected by the of "conventional" defense work wil shift to me the rapid Changes due in ur sys- tem of defense dung the next few years. Our Defense Department, under Secretary McNamara's leadership, will increase ef- forts in 196S to preluce new super-weapons. It is realized there would be no Maginot or other "line" to protect any country in future wars. Con- trol of space will be the new aim in defense. Intensified emphasis on new space-age defenses will pro- vide more jobs in 1965 Chn clpsi ,n down of obsolete instal- lotions wl eliminate. The stock market will con- tinae to be a paradox in 1965. The Dow-Jones Industrial Aver- age may Ims,h ,to 1,000 before any real turn,around takes place. Many stocks, h,wever,-- including numhers of iues oriented to conventional war- fare and defense--will still do (continued to laage 8)